Students

Student diversity

  This school
Asian 63%
White 18%
Two or more races 9%
Hispanic 4%
Black 1%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school
English learners 27%
Students participating in free or reduced-price lunch program 17%
Female 56%
Male 44%
Source: See notes

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Programs

Classes

Music Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Performing & written arts Dance
Drama
Media arts None
Visual arts Ceramics
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
World languages taught Chinese - Cantonese
Academic themes / Areas of focus Foreign languages
Academic themes / Areas of focus (misc.) Multiculturalism / Global
Instructional / curriculum models used Standards-based
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered Yes
Bi-lingual or language immersion languages Cantonese

Support

Level of ESL/ELL programming Intensive - school offers a full program for many languages and/or offers at least one very comprehensive program school-wide for at least 25% of the population
Level of special education programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
Facilities Art room
Auditorium
Cafeteria
Computer lab
Internet access
Library
Playground

Extracurriculars

Girls sports None
Boys sports None
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
Before school start time 7:00 AM
After school program offered Yes
Summer program offered No

After school program

About the program GLO is a child-centered, afterschool enrichment and academic program based on the premise that all children can and will succeed when offered learning opportunities that are inclusive of a wide range of learning styles that are adjusted to their needs and targeted to their unique strengths and assets. GLO offers every student a safe, structured, welcoming environment with programs structured around three key areas: daily academic support, diverse enrichment, and engaging recreational activities.
Operated by Growth and Learning Opportunities
Days offered Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
End time 6:00 PM
Is enrollment limited to students who attend the school? Yes
What grades can participate? K
1
2
3
4
5
Is there a fee for the program? Yes
Is financial aid available? Yes
Website Www.gloinc.org

Awards

Academic award California Distinguished School Award
Year received 2014
Academic award CA Exemplary Art Award
Year received 2014

Culture

Dress code None
Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Join PTO / PTA
Monitor the playground
Organize cultural events
Organize fundraising events
Present special topics during curricular units
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
Bullying / cyber bullying policy Yes
Students typically continue on to these schools Roosevelt Middle School

Teachers

Staff Nurse
World languages spoken by staff Cantonese
Mandarin

Neighborhood

Transportation options (misc.) Moderate street parking. Muni: 6, 37, 43
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner Urban School
  San Francisco State University

Enrollment

Application or enrollment process Yes
Type of application deadline Rolling
# of applications received 391
For the year 2013-2014
# of students accepted 66
For the year 2013-2014

Sources

Student diversity CA Dept. of Education, 2013-2014
Students by group CA Dept. of Education, 2013-2014